Closes Barn

Hognaston near Carsington Water, Peak District (Ref. 29631)

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Cottage features

  • Off road parking
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi
  • Rating

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  • Sleeps

    8

  • Bedrooms

    4

  • Bathrooms

    4

  • Pets

    Yes

The Property

This outstanding, detached cottage is set in beautiful, rural countryside, on the owners’ working farm, on the edge of the pretty hamlet of Hognaston, with views towards Carsington Water. Beautifully appointed and finished to a high standard, including feature beams throughout, this cottage near Carsington Water offers an attractive blending of old and new. This cottage near Ashbourne provides a wonderful base, with plenty of extra touches for families, and well thought-out accommodation that everyone will enjoy as they explore this pretty part of the Peak District. This cottage near Ashbourne boasts four comfortable en-suite bedrooms, including a king-size double room, two further double rooms, and a twin room. There is a wonderful mezzanine kitchen with a small breakfast bar, and a lovely, large sitting room, where you can unwind after a day of walking and exploring this wonderful area of Derbyshire. Outside, this cottage near Carsington Water enjoys its own patio, with furniture overlooking the surrounding Derbyshire fields. Sit out here and soak up the sunshine, while you catch up on some reading or enjoy alfresco dining on warm summer evenings. Leading right from the doorstep of this cottage near Carsington Water are an abundance of wonderful walks and cycle trails, including easy access to the Carsington circular route, Tissington Trail and High Peak Trail, offering varied difficulty for people of all abilities. Pack a picnic and spend a day discovering the beauty of the Derbyshire Dales and the Peak District National Park. Take a day trip to Carsington Water, explore the stately Chatsworth House and Haddon Hall, and meander through the market towns of Ashbourne, Belper, Matlock and Leek. With all of these attractions close at hand, this cottage near Ashbourne makes the perfect holiday base for exploring the Peak District, all year round!

Accommodation

Four bedrooms: 1 x king-size double with en-suite bath, drench shower over, basin and WC, 2 x double with en-suite drench shower, basin and WC, 1 x twin with en-suite bath, drench shower over, basin and WC. Mezzanine kitchen with breakfast bar. Sitting room with dining area.

Amenities

Ground floor eco underfloor heating with first floor radiators. Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher, TV with Freeview, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs. Fuel and power inc. in rent. Bed linen and towels inc. in rent. Cot, highchair, stairgate and children’s toys/play tent available. Off road parking for 5 cars. Front patio with furniture. Two well-behaved dogs welcome (dog cage, towels and throws provided). Sorry, no smoking (undercover smoking area available). Shop and pub 1 mile. Note: Livery for horses can be provided by prior arrangement with the owner.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas

About the location

HOGNASTON

Ashbourne 6 miles; Matlock 9 miles.

Hognaston is a peaceful village on the southern fringes of the Peak District. Hognaston is an ancient settlement and has a long and diverse history, but is now better known as being close to Carsington Reservoir. The village has two cosy pubs, a Norman church, a village hall and a range of community groups. Just 6 miles away is the market town of Ashbourne with stalls, eccentric street plan, narrow cobbled alleys, coaching inns and almshouses. In its heyday in the 18th century, the town was a fashionable social centre and many fine Georgian buildings remain from this period. Today the town still has much to offer in terms of restaurants and inns and is regarded as something of a haven for antique hunters - but don't expect a bargain!

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